1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die

1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die

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From the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza to the Parthenon in Athens from theolosseum in Rome to the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, buildings have longeen used as demonstrations of power through their mathematical precision,heir absolute standards of craftsmanship, and their sheer monumnetality.001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is a visual testament to theeauty, grace, and fortitude of the world's greatest architecturalchievements.omprehensive and concise, it contains reviews of somef the most intriguing and influential buildings on Earth. Covering aiverse array of architectural genres and construction styles - from theold and brash to the spiritual and reserved - this book follows the historyf architecture on every continent. From ancient temples to adobe cavewellings, soaring cathedral spires to simple glass homes, this bookelebrates the vision and achievement of world architecture.
Publisher: Wingfield, S. Aust. : 2007
ISBN: 9781741730050
Branch Call Number: ANF 720.9 ONET
Characteristics: 960 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Irving, Mark


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